an extremely active in her social life and at work specialist of writing and implementing projects financed from various sources. She gained her knowledge and experience thanks to participation in numerous trainings concerning, such as structural funds, European programs, project management, evaluation and internship for leaders of youth organizations organized by the Council of Europe in cooperation with l’Université des SciencesHumaines. She is also a doctor of humanities, a graduate of Polish Philology at Silesian University and Political Science in a prestigious institution – the International School of Political Sciences (EcoleInternationale des SciencesPolitiques) and, especially worth mentioning, winner of the international competition “Envied’agir” organized by l’Office franco-québecoispour la Jeunesse. For over a dozen years, she has been involved in the preparation, coordination and expert evaluation of projects, including transnational projects, eg. in the Erasmus + Program. She works at the University of Silesia, currently she runs the Development Department at the Silesian Inter-University Centre of Education and Interdisciplinary Research. She is interested in the evaluation of social and educational activities, as well as non-formal education. She loves the “wonderful astray” in Bieszczady Mountains and forests at any time of the year.